Open Box Freight owner faces multiple narcotics charges


Matthew Brian Lane, age 36, of 2784 Beeks Road, Williamson, the owner of Open Box Freight located at 1420 Meriwether St., has been arrested by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office on numerous felony charges.
According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, agents of the SCSO Special Operations Unit on Friday, Dec. 18, executed a search warrant at Open Box Freight.
Its owner, Lane, had been arrested Dec. 17.
At the time of Lane’s arrest, investigators say he was in possession of 41.7 grams of methamphetamine.
As a result of the search warrant on Open Box Freight, Beam said approximately $20,000 worth of stolen items were recovered and an additional 114 grams of methamphetamine was located.
Lane has been charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, trafficking methamphetamine, possession of a Schedule II narcotic (hydrocodone), possession of a Schedule II narcotic (oxycodone), possession of drug related objects, obstruction of a law enforcement officer, obscured tag and no license on person.
Lane is being held without bond in the Spalding County Jail.

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